Music Minor

Through our program, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, you'll study thorough applications of music theory, history of music from classical times to the present, and apply your knowledge hands-on with several hours of performance instruction.

Minor in Music (17 hours)

All of the following:

  • MUS 181 Fundamentals of Music 3 hours
  • MUS 182 Diatonic Materials 3 hours
  • MUS 182L Diatonic Materials lab 1 hour

Six hours of the following (selected in consultation with Music advisor)

  • MUS 164 Creating Music: Introductory Music Composition 3 hours
  • MUS 209 Digital Media in Music 3 hours
  • MUS 241 Music Appreciation 3 hours
  • MUS 242 American Popular Music 3 hours
  • MUS 271 Music History I: Antiquity–1750 3 hours
  • MUS 272 Music History II: 1750–Present 3 hours
  • MUS 275 Global Music 3 hours
  • MUS 281 Chromatic Materials 3 hours
  • MUS 281L Chromatic Materials lab 1 hour
  • MUS 282 20th Century Materials: Form Analysis 3 hours
  • MUS 282L 20th Century Materials: Form Analysis lab 1 hour
  • MUS 341 Latin American Music 3 hours

Four hours from the instrument/voice or ensemble applied areas:

Instrument/voice applied area

  • MUS 111-411 Piano 1–2 hours
  • MUS 112-412 Organ 1–2 hours
  • MUS 113-413 Harpsichord 1–2 hours
  • MUS 114-414 Voice 1–2 hours
  • MUS 115-415 Violin 1–2 hours
  • MUS 116-416 Viola 1–2 hours
  • MUS 117-417 Cello 1–2 hours
  • MUS 118-418 Double Bass 1–2 hours
  • MUS 119-419 Percussion 1–2 hours
  • MUS 120-420 Flute 1–2 hours
  • MUS 121-421 Oboe 1–2 hours
  • MUS 122-422 Clarinet 1–2 hours
  • MUS 123-423 Bassoon 1–2 hours
  • MUS 124-424 Saxophone 1–2 hours
  • MUS 125-425 Trumpet 1–2 hours
  • MUS 126-426 French Horn 1–2 hours
  • MUS 127-427 Trombone 1–2 hours
  • MUS 128-428 Baritone Horn 1–2 hours
  • MUS 129-429 Tuba 1–2 hours
  • MUS 130-430 Harp 1–2 hours
  • MUS 131-431 Guitar 1–2 hours

Ensemble applied area

  • MUS 201 Collegiate Choir
  • MUS 203 Women's Choir
  • MUS 207 Concert Band